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walesonline
How the number of NHS beds in Wales has plummetedthe bed occupancy rate was 87.4%. And the target has not been met since 2011-1
walesonline / Posted yesterday
the bed occupancy rate was 87.4%. And the target has not been met since 2011-12 when the occupancy rate stood at 84.7%. Plaid Cymru claims year-on-year rises in bed occupancy could impact on the quality of patient care. Its health spokesman... Read more
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walesonline
The eight key points from Theresa May's Brexit speech in Florencein the months ahead. “We look forward to now having a meaningful role in shapi
walesonline / Posted yesterday
in the months ahead. “We look forward to now having a meaningful role in shaping the UK’s new relationship with the EU.”Plaid Cymru: The PM offered ‘empty rhetoric’Arfon's Hywel Williams (Image: Daliy Post/Caernarfon Herald) The party’s... Read more
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walesonline
Friday, September 22, 2017has been wasted by both parties and we are no better. There needs to be a chan
walesonline / Posted yesterday
has been wasted by both parties and we are no better. There needs to be a change of policy, direction and government with Plaid Cymru offering the only alternative. It is up to Plaid to up its game, as the people would blindly change... Read more
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walesonline
Leanne Wood denounces Neil McEvoy in fierce emailin the Assembly have their opinions on my style but where it counts, it’s clear
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
in the Assembly have their opinions on my style but where it counts, it’s clear that more and more people are voting Plaid Cymru in the elections I’ve stood in. "In our capital we are seeing record levels of support. That’s not the case in... Read more
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walesonline
Spain condemned as mayors prosecuted for Catalonia's independence bidSpanish embassy was invited to comment.Leanne Wood: 'I call on all democrats to
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Spanish embassy was invited to comment.Leanne Wood: 'I call on all democrats to condemn the actions of the Spanish state'Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood (Image: Rob Browne) Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood condemned the Spanish Government, saying: “In a... Read more
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walesonline
Neil McEvoy suspended by Plaid over 'distraction and disruption'Plaid Cymru AM Neil McEvoy could be facing expulsion from the party after the P
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
Plaid Cymru AM Neil McEvoy could be facing expulsion from the party after the Plaid group at the National Assembly suspended him for a second time. The party's AMs voted unanimously to suspend the South Wales Central AM. Party leader Leanne Wood... Read more
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walesonline
The devastating verdict on devolution from its architectMr Davies said: “No, I can’t”. The former Cabinet Minister, who at the 2011 As
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Mr Davies said: “No, I can’t”. The former Cabinet Minister, who at the 2011 Assembly election stood unsuccessfully as the Plaid Cymru candidate in his old seat of Caerphilly, also explained why the Assembly hadn’t been given more powers from the... Read more
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walesonline
Monday, September 18, 2017stage and its status as a gateway to the world’s largest free market for foreig
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
stage and its status as a gateway to the world’s largest free market for foreign investors. Bryan D Prescott CaerphillyPlaid Cymru never supported fascism To answer one of your correspondents’ claim that Plaid Cymru aided the Nazis during... Read more
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walesonline
The story of the night Wales voted Yeswhat I thought what was the completely unnecessary and divisive establishment o
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
what I thought what was the completely unnecessary and divisive establishment of a new Welsh parliament.” Ieuan Wyn Jones, Plaid Cymru campaign manager who became a Deputy First Minister “In the days running up to the [vote] we were reasonably... Read more
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express
'£50bn divorce bill will be catastrophic' EU payout to WIPE OUT jobs in Brexit strongholdto get out and the Government will cut our funding. We will be sacrificed when
express / Posted 6 days ago
to get out and the Government will cut our funding. We will be sacrificed when we need it most." Leanne Woods, who leads Plaid Cymru, echoed this as she said: "Brexit is being used to reduce the amount of investment in Wales, depsite the Welsh... Read more
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walesonline
This town is bucking the trend of struggling trade with shoppers flocking to itwith local business owners and markets traders and asking for ideas about how t
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
with local business owners and markets traders and asking for ideas about how to enhance Llanelli’s town centre. The Plaid Cymru councillor said: “Small businesses are the backbone of Wales’ economy. “They make up 98 per cent of all Welsh... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, September 13, 2017to pass the budget that they full well knew meant voting for passing on damagin
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
to pass the budget that they full well knew meant voting for passing on damaging cuts. So the claim by Leanne Wood that “Plaid Cymru has opposed austerity every step of the way and we will continue to do so” is incorrect. At a local level the... Read more
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walesonline
Wales will end up an 'importer of prisoners' - critics claimone of the only countries in the world to “import” prisoners if plans to build
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
one of the only countries in the world to “import” prisoners if plans to build a super-prison in Port Talbot go ahead, Plaid Cymru has warned. The party has accused the UK Government of “dumping its prisons problem on Wales”. Plaid... Read more
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chroniclelive
Ronnie Campbell explains why he defied orders and voted for EU Withdrawal Billthe House of Commons for more debates in the future. Liberal Democrats voted a
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
the House of Commons for more debates in the future. Liberal Democrats voted against the Bill. So did the SNP, Welsh party Plaid Cymru and the one Green MP. Mr Campbell pointed out that he voted for an amendment proposed by Mr Corbyn criticising... Read more
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Scotsman
Brexit Repeal Bill: What happens next?MPs who have already tabled 157 amendments to “remove the excesses of the bill”
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
MPs who have already tabled 157 amendments to “remove the excesses of the bill”. Devolution is a sticking point. Plaid Cymru said divisions in the Labour Party “risk letting the Tories off the hook” while the SNP claimed the Scottish... Read more
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birminghammail
How did my MP vote on Brexit European Union (Withdrawal) Bill?the House of Commons for more debates in the future. Liberal Democrats voted a
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
the House of Commons for more debates in the future. Liberal Democrats voted against the Bill. So did the SNP, Welsh party Plaid Cymru and the one Green MP. How did your MP vote? You can search our handy widget by name or constituency to find... Read more
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SKY News
Parliament supports EU Withdrawal Bill - but threat of Brexit rebellion remainsbut Labour they hold in contempt. The Liberal Democrats accused Labour rebels
SKY News / Posted 11 days ago
but Labour they hold in contempt. The Liberal Democrats accused Labour rebels of handing the government victory, while Plaid Cymru said Labour's lack of unity risked "letting the Tories off the hook". But Labour rebels seem far less likely at... Read more
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Scotsman
Repeal Bill passes Commons as Labour shows divisionnumber walked hand in hand with the Tories and have given the Government extrem
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
number walked hand in hand with the Tories and have given the Government extreme powers not seen since the Middle Ages.” Plaid Cymru said divisions in the Labour Party “risk letting the Tories off the hook” while the SNP claimed the Scottish... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Woman accused of speaking ‘foreign muck’ while speaking Welsh – in Walesis absolutely baffling. https://t.co/CV9UFSSLSu “The reaction is beyond anythi
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
is absolutely baffling. https://t.co/CV9UFSSLSu “The reaction is beyond anything I expected,” Jones, who is a Plaid Cymru town councillor and also works at the Grannel Hotel, said. “I tweeted because I wanted to make a point about... Read more
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walesonline
The latest Welsh political poll results as Labour support boomselection The Liberal Democrats were wiped out in June but the polling suggests
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
election The Liberal Democrats were wiped out in June but the polling suggests the party could win back Ceredigion from Plaid Cymru. Such a move would leave today’s four-strong Plaid group with just two MPs; the Conservatives would be left with... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Woman accused of speaking ‘foreign muck’ while speaking Welsh – in WalesEsyllt Mair (@EsylltMair) September 10, 2017 “The reaction is beyond anything
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Esyllt Mair (@EsylltMair) September 10, 2017 “The reaction is beyond anything I expected,” Jones, who is a Plaid Cymru town councillor and also works at the Grannel Hotel, said. “I tweeted because I wanted to make a point about... Read more
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metro
Woman speaking Welsh in Wales ordered to stop talking 'foreign muck'had comments from people saying ‘go back to your own country’, which is very fu
metro / Posted 12 days ago
had comments from people saying ‘go back to your own country’, which is very funny because I am from Aberystwyth.’ Elin, a Plaid Cymru town councillor, and whose husband does not speak Welsh, is bringing up her children in a bilingual... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum speaking Welsh asked why she talks 'foreign muck' to her babyhad comments from people saying ‘go back to your own country’, which is very fu
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
had comments from people saying ‘go back to your own country’, which is very funny because I am from Aberystwyth.” Elin, a Plaid Cymru town councillor, and whose husband does not speak Welsh, is bringing up her children in a bilingual... Read more
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chad
How do political parties influence house prices in your area?Democrat - £368,517 3. Conservative - £330,585 4. Labour - £265,762 5. Indep
chad / Posted 14 days ago
Democrat - £368,517 3. Conservative - £330,585 4. Labour - £265,762 5. Independent - £198,912 6. SNP - £170,920 7. Plaid Cymru - £168,449 8. DUP - £141,926 9. Sinn Féin - £133,820 The 10 most expensive constituencies: 1. Chelsea and... Read more
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Ekklesia
Allow two people to share the job of an MP, says Fawcett Societydata which shows that on balance, women candidates and incumbent MPs at the 201
Ekklesia / Posted 14 days ago
data which shows that on balance, women candidates and incumbent MPs at the 2015 election from Labour, Liberal Democrat, Plaid Cymru, SNP and Green parties all support the idea. Men are less supportive from every party. Forewords to the report by... Read more
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walesonline
Friday, September 8, 2017Scotland by the SNP. It really is time for change in Wales, to stop blaming th
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
Scotland by the SNP. It really is time for change in Wales, to stop blaming the English Tory party for everything and give Plaid Cymru a chance to implement better policies. Steffan Webb Gabalfa, CardiffBooklets offer free advice for... Read more
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walesonline
Brexit plans could put Welsh economy on 'path towards decimation'Brexit Secretary David Davis today appeared to stamp on Labour and Plaid Cymru
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
Brexit Secretary David Davis today appeared to stamp on Labour and Plaid Cymru hopes for a soft Brexit when he ruled out UK membership of key European trading bodies after the country leaves the EU. The Conservative cabinet minister was accused of... Read more
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walesonline
UK ministers want the power to rewrite laws made in Wales - Carwynso it does not become “an unprecedented and unnecessary Government power-grab”.
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
so it does not become “an unprecedented and unnecessary Government power-grab”. During Welsh Questions in the Commons, Plaid Cymru MP Liz Saville Roberts denounced the legislation and predicted the National Assembly would refuse to grant its... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Anglesey woman has been waiting 89 weeks for knee operationfrom zero to 1,200 in two years. And the March 2017 overall total was almost d
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
from zero to 1,200 in two years. And the March 2017 overall total was almost double the previous year’s 641 patients. Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care Rhun ap Iorwerth said: “We have a situation where patients... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, September 6, 2017Welsh context. On the opposite page to Mr Davies’ letter, The Western Mail car
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
Welsh context. On the opposite page to Mr Davies’ letter, The Western Mail carried an editorial on the issues affecting Plaid Cymru. One reason for the party’s poor performance in much of the country is that it cannot reach large numbers of... Read more
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walesonline
Archbishop warns Britain's economy is 'broken' as regions such as Wales sufferare creating the right conditions for growth and helping to secure the future p
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
are creating the right conditions for growth and helping to secure the future prosperity of the nation.”This is how Plaid Cymru reacted:Carmarthen East and Dinefwr MP Jonathan Edwards (Image: Plaid Cymru) Plaid Cymru Treasury spokesman... Read more
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walesonline
Murderer earned up to £60k while suspended from health board over abuse claimsSecretary Vaughan Gething has ruled out an independent inquiry.Assembly Member
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
Secretary Vaughan Gething has ruled out an independent inquiry.Assembly Member Bethan Jenkins has called for an inquiry Plaid Cymru Assembly Member Bethan Jenkins said that questions needed to be answered and has called for such an inquiry. She... Read more
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Scotsman
Analysis: Was backing Owen Smith Kezia Dugdale’s biggest mistake?on her heels’, suggesting Nicola Sturgeon should be forceably silenced by use o
Scotsman / Posted 24 days ago
on her heels’, suggesting Nicola Sturgeon should be forceably silenced by use of a ‘gobstopper’ and accusing Leeanne Wood, Plaid Cymru leader, of being on a panel show because of her gender. He also erred in interviews and debates, suggesting that... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, August 30, 2017for Cardiff on September 16 suggest Wales may well follow the lead of Gandhi mu
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
for Cardiff on September 16 suggest Wales may well follow the lead of Gandhi much sooner than the slow but steady growth of Plaid Cymru would suggest possible. Steffan Webb Llandaff North, CardiffThanks to council for road resurfacing With regard... Read more
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Bolton News
MP calls on Government to stop 'stalling' on use of animals in circuseskeep stalling on this issue when there is such broad support.” The ban was inc
Bolton News / Posted 24 days ago
keep stalling on this issue when there is such broad support.” The ban was included in the manifestos of Labour, Plaid Cymru and the Greens at June’s General Election. The Tories have supported a ban in the past, and it was in their 2010... Read more
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walesonline
Tuesday, August 29, 2017as the language of nationalism, then the English-speaking unionist people of Wa
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
as the language of nationalism, then the English-speaking unionist people of Wales will not show it any goodwill. And if Plaid Cymru is regarded as the party for Welsh speakers then its support among English speakers will decline and it will... Read more
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walesonline
‘More support needed for independent town shops’ for Carmarthenshire townwith local business owners and markets traders and asking for ideas about how t
walesonline / Posted 27 days ago
with local business owners and markets traders and asking for ideas about how to improve Llanelli town centre. The Plaid Cymru councillor said small businesses were the backbone of Wales’s economy and needed support. He said: “The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
MPs demand tougher sentences for rogue cyclists following landmark court caseso the punishment fits the crime. “Police also need better training to spot il
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
so the punishment fits the crime. “Police also need better training to spot illegal bikes and take them off our roads.” Plaid Cymru transport spokesman Jonathan Edwards added: “This case would seem to indicate that there needs to be an update in... Read more
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walesonline
Pressure grows for inquiry into health board over killerto have robust and effective processes and governance arrangements in place to
walesonline / Posted 30 days ago
to have robust and effective processes and governance arrangements in place to handle any concerns raised.”Read More Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood said: “The Health Board’s conduct shows a lack of transparency. It absolves itself of any real... Read more
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SKY News
Donors gave Tories £25m in run-up to electionthe year. This was less than the £282,931 donated to the Women's Equality Part
SKY News / Posted 30 days ago
the year. This was less than the £282,931 donated to the Women's Equality Party and the £176,363 received by the Greens. Plaid Cymru had donations of just £5,300. The £40m total was more than £30m higher than the amounts received during the... Read more
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Channel 4 News
How would parliament look under Proportional Representation?FPTP system is only beneficial for the SNP and Conservatives, who would both lo
Channel 4 News / Posted 30 days ago
FPTP system is only beneficial for the SNP and Conservatives, who would both lose out if the voting system was changed. Plaid Cymru would not stand to gain from a change either. But the other parties would all benefit from switching to a... Read more
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Scotsman
Political donations: Weirs give SNP further £500,000£596,000 • Women’s Equality Party - £282,931 • Green Party - £176,363 • UK I
Scotsman / Posted 30 days ago
£596,000 • Women’s Equality Party - £282,931 • Green Party - £176,363 • UK Independence Party - £156,455 • Co-operative Party - £150,980 • British National Party - £100,000 • The Socialist Party of Great Britain - £26,333 • Plaid Cymru - £5,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Tories given nearly £25m as election donations to parties hits record £40.1mthe year. This was less than the £282,931 donations to the Women's Equality Pa
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 30 days ago
the year. This was less than the £282,931 donations to the Women's Equality Party and the £176,363 received by the Greens. Plaid Cymru had donations of just £5,300. The £40 million total was more than £30 million higher than the amounts received... Read more
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